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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1983
  • pp: 1731–1733

Coating technique for high strength lightguide fusion splices

A. C. Hart and J. T. Krause  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 11, pp. 1731-1733 (1983)

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A technique is described for rapidly coating fiber splices with UV curable coating materials while maintaining nearly the original coating diameter and concentricity. No significant degradation of splice strength or splice loss is experienced.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 10, 1983
Published: June 1, 1983

A. C. Hart and J. T. Krause, "Coating technique for high strength lightguide fusion splices," Appl. Opt. 22, 1731-1733 (1983)

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